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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Video: Inside the Vaults - A Peek Inside the National Archives Conservation Lab

"The Conservation Lab at the National Archives is one of the world's premier document preservation laboratories. Paper conservator Annie Wilker demonstrates various techniques employed to preserve damaged documents and prepare them for exhibit at the National Archives. Wilker repaired an 18th-century illustrated family document in the holdings of the National Archives, one of more than a hundred such documents - or frakturs - in the collection"

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